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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Is Student Absenteeism a Growing Problem at Colleges, Too?

May 16, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children regularly miss elementary, middle and high school. Is the same pattern of absenteeism playing out at colleges, too? If so, what’s driving the trend? And what can professors and higher […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

‘College for What?’ High School Students Want Answers Before Heading to Campus

May 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question long faced by high school students. But these days, students have access to far more information than in the past about what, specifically, they could do as […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

State Higher Ed Funding is Still Rising—for Now

May 8, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

State higher ed funding rose by 3.7 percent beyond inflation in fiscal year 2023, according to the latest State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) report. It’s the second time since 2008 that state higher ed funding surpassed pre-recession levels; the first […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

7 principles of outdoor learning for early childhood

May 7, 2024

Via: eSchool News

Spending time outdoors and engaging in active play has all kinds of benefits for young children. It encourages gross motor skill development, helps improve coordination and balance, and can contribute to reducing childhood obesity. Time outside provides an opportunity to […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Empowering higher education with artificial intelligence

May 6, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

In the rapidly evolving postsecondary landscape, institutions and their leaders face multifaceted challenges such as the need to modernize solutions, to transform business practices to achieve equitable attainment. Adapting to these challenges requires transformative solutions, and one powerful tool that […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Preschool enrollment, state spending hit record highs

April 22, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Enrollment in state-funded preschool programs surged during the 2022-23 school year, but access to quality early learning is uneven across the states, according to The State of Preschool 2023 Yearbook released Thursday by the National Institute for Early Education Research […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Traction for the Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree

April 12, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The stagnation and disinclination to experiment that many critics believe is rife in higher education may loom over some gatherings of campus leaders. The College-in-3 event here this week wasn’t among them. Several dozen college administrators, faculty leaders, accreditors and […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

How AI Can Address Critical Challenges Facing Higher Education

March 29, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

Artificial intelligence is increasingly being integrated into higher education to address challenges such as personalized learning and operational efficiency. AI-powered tools are streamlining administrative tasks like scheduling, registration and financial aid management, freeing up valuable staff time and reducing errors. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

New Bachelor’s Degrees Coming to California Community Colleges

March 27, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Six new bachelor’s degrees programs have been approved at campuses within the California Community Colleges system, according to a news release from the system’s chancellor’s office. The system now offers, or will soon offer, 39 bachelor’s degree programs in total. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Doubts About Value Are Deterring College Enrollment

March 13, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Enrollment has been declining in higher education for more than a decade, and the most common explanations in recent years have been lingering effects of the pandemic and a looming demographic cliff expected to shrink the number of traditional-age college […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Stages, Higher Education

4 parts of successful college student engagement

March 5, 2024

Via: eCampus News

College student engagement is a critical part of success not just for students, but for the institutions where they learn. When students are engaged in their academics and their campus lives, they are more likely to achieve their goals and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Many Students Don’t Inform Their Colleges About Their Disability. That Needs to Change.

March 1, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In summer 2012, my life changed. I was a 20-year-old college student with a bright future. I was fearless and ready to take the world by storm. All of my hopes and dreams came crashing down when I began experiencing […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

K-12 learning loss could create headaches for colleges

February 28, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Declining student populations have plagued the higher ed sector in recent years, and college enrollment has yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. At the same time, colleges are preparing for an expected dropoff in high school graduates beginning next year […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Why Early Childhood Teachers Require a Unique Approach to Tech Coaching

February 27, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

In my role as a technology specialist — or tech coach — at an elementary school, I support teachers of students in pre-K through second grade and I often hear comments like these. It makes sense. The early childhood teachers […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How do state appropriations impact graduation rates among underrepresented students?

February 26, 2024

Via: Higher Ed Dive

Past research has linked higher state appropriations with better graduation rates, but it has not established that relationship for students who are underrepresented in higher education, such as Black and Latinx students. The paper — by researchers at the Midwestern […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Friday 5: K-12 coding

February 23, 2024

Via: eSchool News

K-12 coding can completely change learning for students, engaging reluctant learners and activating parts of the brain used for computational thinking, problem solving, and collaboration. These durable skills are critical for students during their K-12 years, in college, and in […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher ed is unprepared for GenAI’s impact

February 21, 2024

Via: eCampus News

While three-quarters of higher-education trustees (83 percent), faculty (81 percent) and administrators (76 percent) agree that generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) will noticeably change their institutions in the next five years, community college trustees are more optimistic than their community college […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How can conflict resolution be embedded in classrooms?

February 21, 2024

Via: K-12 Dive

Embedding social-emotional learning practices in curriculum can help students strengthen their conflict-resolution toolkits by developing related skills such as self-awareness, communication and self-management. These can be developmentally taught across K-12 through cooperative games and activities, and by teaching students phrases […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Scholarly Groups Choose Between Speech and Silence on War

February 16, 2024

Via: Inside Higher Ed

When the American Association of University Professors last week called for “an immediate ceasefire and end to the siege of Gaza,” it was just the latest union to endorse the same labor movement statement. But the AAUP isn’t only a […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Boys Aren’t Excelling in Schools. Would More Male Role Models in Early Learning Help?

February 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

Zachary Jackson thinks a lot about what his students may be learning from him in class. For some of his first graders in Atlanta, that goes beyond the actual academic lessons. They are also practicing how to be a man. […]